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>> hello again, i am jeff barnd. >> and i am jennifer gilbert. there is breaking news in cherry hill tonight. >> a woman was shot inside of her home about 9:00 in the 2800 block of carver road. police say she was watching television when the bullet came through the window and struck her in the shoulder. her injuries are not considered to be life threatening. >> the officers are canvassing the area for shell cases, knocking on doors. hopefully somebody saw something that will point us in the right direction. >> meanwhile tonight. police are reviewing security camera video of the incident. >> well, a camera security video released earlier today raises questions in the case involving 17-year-old lamont davis accused of shooting a 5-year-old girl last month. karen parks is live at mitchell courthouse with the latest. >> well, jeff, lamont davis pled not guilty today during the
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arraignment here at mitchell courthouse. but his attorney released crime video today that he says proved his client is innocent. now attorneys said his client was wearing a gps ankle bracelet at the time of the shooting that happened july 2 in the 300 block of pulaski street in southwest baltimore where 5-year-old raven wyatt was hit by a stray bullet. but the attorney said the shooter in this close circuit camera footage was not wearing a ankle bracelet, which he says proved that his client is innocent. the trial date is set for october 2. reporting live here in downtown baltimore. karen parks fox 45 news "late edition". >> health care reform and a heated debate. the protests will not go away. >> keith daniels was in belair tonight where protestors demonstrated even though the congressman was out of the country. >> well, we are outside congressman frank kratovil's local office. drawing attention for some of the protests he has encountered
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at some townhall meetings. earlier today, at least, 100 people, many of them from local conservative groups, stood along main street speaking out against health care reform. that is working the way through congress. passing motorists blew horns in support of the protest. but not every passing car was a vote against the president's plan. >> because i support the president. >> what obama is doing will help them too. and they are against it right now, but in the long run, it could benefit them too. >> we don't need our government doing anything for us. thank you very much. just win the war. >> print the money. stay out of our face. >> well tonight there is no comment from the congressman. a spokesman said he is out of the country tonight. on official business. >> in belair. keith daniels, fox 45 news "late edition". >> meantime president obama puts himself on the front lines of the battle today. hosting a townhall meeting in new hampshire. mr. obamaed the $1,000,000,000,000.10 year plan is key to economic stability.
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>> because right now we have a health care system that too often works better for the insurance industry than it does for the american people. and we have to save that. >> president obama did not say how he would fund it but said he is currently working with the u.s. congress. >> ben cardin has scheduled another townhall meeting in hagerstown tomorrow. during his meeting in towson last night, cardin was heck cankled by a crowd. and analysts think the meeting served a valuable purpose. >> i think it may have served as a release valve. a lot of people that went there were upset. and i thought that he answered a lot of the questions directly. i think, that it shows a certain courage on his part. >> senator cardin will hold another townhall meeting at hagerstown community college at 1:00 tomorrow. >> that brings us to the question of the day. do you think the townhall meetings are effective. at last check, 44 percent of you say yes. and 46 percent say no. mary ann from reisterstown
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bryce, questions and answers are not possible in that forum because of the heated rhetoric from people in the audience. and jack from columbia writes. effective for the people, confusing for the politicians. because they are not hearing what they want to hear. >> to hear more responses go to our website, foxbaltimore.com, and click on our question of the day. >> and you can make your voice heard. tell your elected official what you think of the health care plan. get their phone numbers and e-mail addresses by logging onto foxbaltimore.com/your voice. >> a home for troubled youth in annapolis has been causing trouble for neighbors and first responders. the eastern point group home is located in a residential community. police say there has been 456 calls to 911 from that facility since january of 2006. firefighter was assaulted during a false alarm there sunday. neighbors worry about their own safety. >> i called the police department, and asked them what i would have to do to get a gun
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permit. i have not handled a gun since world war ii, but i think it is time that i brought one in. it concerns me very much so. >> well, the private facility is run bijou night states fellowship incorporateed. the director would not comment on the trouble there. >> a burglary victim finds her stolen property at a yard sale. now she called police as she drove by her stuff on reese road in severn. man holding the yard sale arrested. police search of his home turned up $25,000 worth of her property. 56 -- or 46-year-old david pertco charged with burglary and felony theft tonight. >> how much more of the hot weather will we have to endure. >> vytas reid is standing by with an answer. >> a break from the heat w showers and thunderstorms making the way around central maryland. looks like temperatures in the mid to upper 80s versus low to mid 90s we have been plagued
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with for the last several days. doppler radar shows showers and thunderstorms remaining south of harrisburg, north of york. so flashes of lightning up there. and continue to see some brief heavy downpours across the border. but it will continue to fall apart as we go through the next couple of hours. bigger picture. you can see the showers pushing southeast. maybe over to northern harford county and cecil county. few showers overnight here. and few rumbles of lightning. maybe a chance for lightning strikes in the next hour or so. highs today in the lower 90s. but it looks like relief is on the way. temperatures climb into the mid 80s by noon. it looks like start the day off indictment maybe a chance for late afternoon shower or thunderstorm. but nonetheless, things look better temperature wise. complete seven day coming up in a bit. . >> con artists are preying on residents in baltimore and the suburbs. clean cut college students going
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door-to-door marketing security systems, seem safe but it is a scam. victims describe the men as very charming. police fear the operation is more wide spread than they first thought. >> there may be other victims out there that we do not know about. people that signed a deal with a good looking man with a charming smile and nice necktie and not realize they are being con. >> if you think you have been approached or have been, call them. reportedly the phony sales people are coming from the state of utah. >> well, doctors say breast feeding is good for a baby's health. and now there is research that shows it is good for the mother too. new study said breast feeding for, at least, three months can cut the risk of breast cancer by 59 percent for nursing mothers that have a family history of the disease. but it didn't affect the odds for women without a family history of breast cancer. >> organic food may not be better than conventional food after all. researchers in london studied 50 years of nutritional evidence
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and found only a small number of differences that they say are not large enough to have a significant impact. >> i am a scientist, i am not pro organic or anti-organic. i am a sen activity interested in the evidence. >> the commission na sponsored the survey said more research is needed. >> she is probably one of the worst i have personally ever seen. >> a dog found in a dc dumpster badly hurt but still alive. how she is doing now. >> yes, there is money there. but, i mean, we don't want to become like california. >> state employees brace for more furloughs and plans for more budget cuts. that's coming up next. >> trying to boost sales on the internet. where one of the big-thre shoes from names like
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. >> in annapolis, state workers brace for more furloughs.
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part of a plan to cut another $400 million from the state budget. john on john explains. >> what do we support? >> grateful to still have jobs. but these state employees are still worried about the next round of budget cuts. >> we are already short. we have been cut. and we have been cut to the max. any furlough cuts will cut the services. >> so the union representing state workers is sending a message to governor o'malley and state lawmakers. >> no layoffs, no furloughs, no cuts in benefits, no cuts period. >> but inside, state lawmakers receive more bleak news. >> i don't know that we will be rapidly climbing out of our present predicament. >> but general assembly chief budget expert say sales and income revenues are flat. and in two weeks, the state will have no choice but to cut an additional $400 million from this year's budget. >> you know, we cannot continue the spending at the pace that it has been going. >> despite the gloomy numbers, state has $650 million in its
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rainy-day fund. but lawmakers have been warned not to tap into that special fund for fear of jeopardizing the state's aaa bond rating. >> there is money there, but, i mean, we don't want to become like california. >> meantime nervous state employees hope they will not fall victim to the budget ax. >> take the furlough of one or two days, whichever it is, you will have a job to come back to at that time. >> in annapolis, john rydell "late edition". >> this resembles furloughs employed last year when workers took 2 or 5 days, depending on their salary. >> look at this. pictures of puppies rescued from the sweltering weather. two young men in baltimore highlands heard noises coming from a container. when they opened it, they found eight puppies. almost lifeless. a doctor at the baltimore animal rescue and care shelter was able to cool them down and they are recovering in a animal shelter waiting to be adopted. >> and three days after being rescued from a dumpster,
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troopers is healing. last friday afternoon a woman throwing out some trash, first saw the puppy inside the dumpster in southeast dc. trooper had bite wounds in the head and neck. probably from dogfighting. >> one of the most disturbing things i have ever seen. she was covered in flies. i was just -- i couldn't believe anyone would do that. >> trooper is now eating and showing signs of improving. there is $1000 reward for information leading to an arrest. . >> starting today shoppers can buy a brand new general motors car on e-bay. the two companies joined forces as part of a pilot program in the state of california. more than 200 dealerships are taking part in the experiment. customers can now browse the new gm vehicles, ask questions, and figure out financing. >> we are allowing consumers to shop what amounts to a virtual showroom of gm california dealer
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inventories. >> these experiment will not work like other auction os e-bay. car buyers can negotiate with a dealer through the site or purchase a vehicle at a fixed price. the program could go nationwide if it proves successful. >> newly released documents show the military has been peaking into social networking sites. they are monitoring reactions to high profile events. it started after the unannounced air force one flyover in new york earlier this year. the documents say the air force tracks twitter, "youtube" and other sites to assess reaction to the situation. >> when you use your computer, or your ipod, it is memorialized forever. so whatever you say on that, will be evidence for you or against you. >> pentagon officials say some military members use social networking sites in posting information makes it vulnerable to be hacked in to by the enemy. marine corps network has ban social network sites. >> more heat on the way with
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rain. >> will we get a break. check back in with vytas. >> good news is that the heat is not as sweltering as what it has been. see temperatures in the upper 80s versus the mid to upper 90s. making it feel uncomfortable out there. looking at the hd skycam. quiet conditions down in inner harbour through much of the day. scattered showers and thunderstorms in the neighborhood but nothing happening in the central portion of the city. still showers and thunderstorms north of the border right now. 77 degrees. inner harbour mostly cloudy skies. winds out of the southwest at three. and humidity levels are sitting at 74 percent. our high today reached 89. normally we are at 86. we got a little bit of prescription out there at the airport. but here it looks like downtown, relatively dry. looking what's going on on regional temperatures. across the mid-atlantic. 73 in harrisburg. 82 in new york. boston, a cool 68 degrees. one of the nice days to open up the windows. 80 in richmond. still warmer and toasty.
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back northwest. cooler air moving in behind the cold front bringing the showers and thunderstorms. especially across parts of pennsylvania. over virginia. right around maryland though, baltimore, we did not get a lot of activity rain wise. but there were showers and thunderstorms firing up and erupting over pennsylvania. heavy downpours of rain and few severe thunderstorms in adams county earlier and york county. but looking at 81 baltimore. 81 in d.c. 82 in fredericksberg and continue to see the temperatures warm up through the day tomorrow. back into the mid to upper 80s. and good news is, like i said, relief pushed through and we will continue to see just slightly cooler temperatures with off-and-on shower through the next several days. future scan shows a clear start for the morning commute. then a few pop-up showers possible by late afternoon. then we will see a nice quiet night for thursday to start us off for thursday morning. then into the afternoon. another run of showers and thunderstorms possible. in the area. tomorrow, expect sun and clouds. and temperatures right around 88 degrees. northerly wind at five. with a chance for afternoon
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shower or thunderstorms. keep the umbrella nearby. that's the case off-and-on for the next several days. five-day forecast shows 87 with 30 percent chance for showers on thursday. friday 87. with a 30 percent chance. and saturday 86 with a 30 percent chance. that will continue through for the next several days as we see that little built of instability out there going through the week. good news is that we are not hitting the 90s. just upper 80s. back to you guys. >> why dogs are in god's house. alien plan in the shape of a religious icon. those stories more in tonight's get this. >> and it was the talk of the town all day in the sports
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and many sacrificed towels and umbrellas to protect the whales from the sun. >> next thing you know they have a towel. >> despite the effort, they had to be euthanized. they can beach themselves because of climate conditions or illness. >> these dogs are not in the dog house. they were at doug's house for the blessing of the animals. animals all showed up at monaco cathedral for the religious celebration. normal done in october in observance for the feast of st. francis of asissies. he blessed the animals with holy water. and even royalty took part. princess anne 21 net. greeted a few blessed beast. >> some people in raleigh north carolina say they can see christ in this. the southern plant is grown over a powerful. looks like jesus with his arms
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outstretched. patrice harris fox 45 news. >> new study finds binge drinking effects tension, and young men and college students. researchers in spain define it as men that drink at least five drinks in a sitting. and women that have 4 or more. they found among about 100 students those that binge have more problems completing tasks that require memory. >> and according to a british survey, the higher your iq the longer you will live. after studying 11 people for 35 years foun people with low iqs were twice as likely to die by middle age. people with high iq may be better as preserving health than people with lower iq who get less information about staying healthy. . >> with the receiver ranks already depleteed by jerry, the ravens lost another one. at least temporarily. derrick mason suffered a
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dislocated finger. he left the field with trainers. but appeared better later today. no word on his availability thursday night against the redskins. after almost three weeks of hard work, the ravens are very much looking forward to thursday. it is meaningless to be sure. but the lights will be on, and the stadium full. and better yet, someone other than your teammates to go up against. the consensus is that's the best part about it. >> we are excited to get out there and play a live game again. we have been waiting awhile to do that. when you are here in camp, you kind of want to get away from your own team, and you want to get away from the college, and go out and, you know, play games with fans and excited to do that. >> you are definitely excite bad a game. we have had two weeks of a hard training camp. and, you know, excite bad every day coming out here. this is an -- this game, we tell the team is an extension. training camp game. extension of training camp. you know, it is not a practice obviously. it is a game.
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but an opportunity to keep growing as a football team and as individual players. and we are not game planning for the redskins and they are not game planning for us. we will run the basic stuff and see how they play together. >> and don't look for suggs to take the field against the redskins. after the new contract. he has been held out of workouts due to a heel jerry. seems more troublesome than serious, and most definite lessee action in the preseason. but right now not taking a chance with the $68 million man. >> he wants to play. you know, it is not a major jerry but it is a nagging type jerry in the heel. just one of those things that we are not going to put him out and bruise it further. but he will be out here soon. >> earlier today, espn chris more continue son caused a firestorm in baltimore when he speculated online that the ravens seemed to be the logical destination for michael vic. in response ozzie said simply, we have three quarterbacks and we like them a lot. later today more continue son
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. >> very difficult but successful rescue effort in east thailand. baby elephant was trapped when it suddenly fell into a manhole in a drainage ditch. rescuers used a mechanical digger to get the pachyderm out of the tight position. it took three hours and the elephant was not hurt. the question is how did the elephant get there in the the first place? >> i don't know. >> i don't understand that. >> also well that ends well. >> there you go. >> heat is exhausting. >> will it cool down for the
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week ahead? vytas? >> temperatures cooler than where we have been for the last several days. temperatures in the mid to upper 90s. looking at temperatures in the to upper 80s. so that's about a 8-degree shift in the temperatures. 88-degree high tomorrow. with a 30 percent chance for a stray shower. 87 thursday with 30 percent chance for rain. and continue to see the temperatures in the mid to upper 80s friday. 86 saturday. sunday 87. you notice something toward the weekend and we continue to have in the forecast is the 30 percent chance for a shower. stray pop-up shower as we head through the mid afternoon and evening. and get to see some sunshine for much of the day. but then keep an eye to the sky to see if we get a shower. but things look better. back to you guys. >> all right. thank you, vytas. >> that's all for the "late edition". thanks for joining us tonight. i am jennifer gilbert. >> and i am jeff barnd. see you tomorrow. real time closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning our 737s fly to over 65 cities
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